February 28, 2019


Week of February 28, 2019

  • Local & State: Texas Black Caucus advocates for reform; Genesis Draper to fill county judicial vacancy
  • National: Donald Trump spreads voter fraud fabrications; Missing Black girls stump authorities, parents; Bennett College loses, regains accreditation; Congress mulls cap on Medicare drug costs
  • Entertainment: Blacks take home Oscars, score several firsts; The end of Madea – Tyler Perry talks about his beloved character
  • Center Fold: Defender conversation with State Sens. Borris Miles, Royce West
  • College & Pro Sports: Kevin Granger named VP of TSU athletics
  • High School Sports: L.J. Cryer & Eddie Lamkin-Morton Ranch prime-time players
  • Top Events: Target Hunger 30th Anniversary Gala; Annual City Controller’s Black History Month Program; 2019 HCC Black History Scholarship Gala